CfP: Digital Editions. Academia, Society, Cultural heritage

15 Aug 2015 - 00:00

The Cologne Center for eHumanities is organizing the second DiXiT convention, taking place 16-18 March 2016 in Cologne, Germany.

The convention organizers invite contributions from everyone working in the field of scholarly editing and its neighbouring areas.

I. Topics

While the convention is open to any research about digital scholarly editing, the focus will be on its relation to academia, society and cultural heritage. As such, topics for the sessions may especially include:

  • textual criticism and the future of the high standard critical edition
  • open/public knowledge: mutual benefit for academia & society
  • social editing, crowdsourcing, citizen science
  • issues of rights and ethics related to scholarly editions
  • scholarly curation and usage of cultural heritage data
  • museums, libraries & archives as data providers for the edition
  • dissemination, sustainability and addressability of digital heritage assets
  • publishing the edition and the role of publishers
  • editors and the job market: career prospects

II. Submissions

The organization invites proposals for papers and posters.

The deadline for submission is 16 October 2015.

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